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Norfolk - Intwood

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, p. 361.

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INTWOOD is a village and parish, pleasantly situated, 3 miles west from Hethersett ststion and 3 miles from Norwich, in the Southern division of the county, Humbleyard hundred, Norwich county court district, rural deanery of Humbleyard, archdeaconry of Norfolk and diocese of Norwich. The church of All Saints is a structure of stone in the Perpendicular style, and consists of chancel, and nave, with a porch on the south side, with a tower round at the base but octagonal at the top, containing 1 bell, and has an organ: the chancel window is stained: the church was thoroughly repaired in 1853, at the expense pf the late Joseph Salisbury Muskett and Hudson Gurney esqs. The register dates from the year 1538. The living is a rectory, consolidated with that of Keswick, joint yearly value 350, with house, in the gift of Clement Willaim Unthank esq. and held since 1842 by the Rev. Edmund Saul Dixon M.A. of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. The Rev. William Barlee M.A, of St. Mary Hall, Oxford, who resides at Cringleford, is the curate in charge. The Hall a modern building, the seat of Clement William Unthank esq. D.L., J.P. was rebuilt on the site of the mansion long occupied by Sir Thomas Gresham, who founded the Royal Exchange, London, A.D. 1565, in the reign of Queen Elizabth. Clement William Unthank esq. is sole freehold landowner. The soil is light; subsoil, chalk and brick earth, and gravel; the chief crops are of the usual kind. The area is 617 acres; rateable value, 1,089; the population in 1881 was 35.


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